India vs Afghanistan: 424 international wickets, hat-trick in World Cup, still not found place in playing 11

India vs Afghanistan ODI World Cup 2023 The 9th match of the World Cup 2023 is being played between India and Afghanistan at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Rohit Sharma has made two changes in the playing 11. Shardul Thakur has been included in the team in place of R Ashwin. But a star player of Team India is struggling to make his place in the playing 11. He has 424 international wickets to his name. He has also taken a hat-trick in the World Cup.

This player did not get a chance in the playing 11

Mohammed Shami has not played a single match for India in the current World Cup. The Indian captain has shown more confidence in Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah than Shami. Shardul Thakur has been included in the playing 11 as the third fast bowler. It is believed that this decision has been taken to strengthen the batting. Rohit has made it clear even before the start of the tournament that he wants depth in batting.

He scored a hat-trick in the World Cup

The last ODI between India and Afghanistan was played during the World Cup 2019. Mohammed Shami took a hat-trick in the last over of the match. Mohammed Shami is one of the leading fast bowlers of India. He has played 64 Tests, 94 ODIs and 23 T20 International matches for India. Shami has taken 229 wickets in Test, 171 wickets in ODI and 24 wickets in T20.

india playing 11

Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur.

afghanistan playing 11

Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Harris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Aamir Yamin, Hasan Ali, Umar Amin.